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The WorkAbility III (WAIII) program helps students with disabilities explore career opportunities, connect to internships, and find a job.

WAIII staff meet regularly with students to provide one-on-one, individualized assistance navigating the journey to employment. Don’t wait - connect with us today!


WAIII services include, but are not limited to:

Vocational Assessments

Help with figuring out a career goal that fits with your interests, personality, skills, and strengths

Employment Preparation

Assistance with resume writing, job search techniques, self-advocacy, interview skills, identifying accommodation needs, benefits planning, and more

Connecting to Internships

Support to find internships and work experience related to your long term career goal

Job Development

Finding you individualized job leads that are aligned with your needs and interests

Job Retention

Support to help you perform your best, and keep the job once you get it

Drop-In Sessions

If you’d like to learn more about our program and how we can help you reach your career goals, come to our WAIII Drop-In Information Sessions!

When: Every Thursday from 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
Where: Virtually on Zoom (join using your phone or computer)


WAIII Counselor/Coordinator: Rachel Stewart
Phone: (916) 558-2590

WAIII Job Developer/SPA:
Olivia Lopez
Phone: (916) 312-2249

WAIII Education Liaisons

Tehetna Nadew

Skyler Phamle

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Student Testimonials

What former WAIII students have to say about their experience with us:

WAIII is an amazing program, I honestly don’t know where I would be if it was not for their support and their guidance, they truly care about the whole person and meet you right where you are. Because of WAIII, I have been able to continue my educational journey and secure my future career.

S.S., ARC student

After submitting so many applications and being denied constantly, I began to question if my education was for nothing and that took a big toll on me. The support staff in WorkAbility understood my frustration and never gave up on me. Without the motivation and support that I received, I would have never been able to get the job that I currently have (program technician II with the State of California). This new job has offered me opportunities that I thought would have otherwise been an impossible task for me.

E.M., SCC student